Papers relating to the history of the Nursing Program on campus. Box Includes:
Scrapbook that documents the beginning of the Nursing Program with photographs and articles, 1966 to 1968.
Materials related to Dorothy Thompson, the second Dean of the School of Nursing. They include a scrapbook given to her documenting the receipt by Louis Kapelski of the R. Kelso Carter Award in 1975, a booklet entitled "Dorothy Stewart Thompson, a Celebration of Life, November 12, 1997", and miscellaneous papers related to her life.
Papers relating to the history of the Nursing Program on campus. Box Includes:
Scrapbook that documents the beginning of the Nursing Program with photographs, 1968 to 1969.
Notebook of speech entitled "Some Reflections on the Development of the School of Nursing of Widener University Chester Pennsylvania", presented by Eleanore O. Dower, Associate Professor Emerita at the Nightingale Ceremony, 1992.
A chronology of the development of the College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation from 1963 to 1969.
"Data Submitted in Support of Application to State Board on Education for Approval of the College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation." 1965
Additional materials related to Dorothy Thompson
Two copies of a book entitled: "Solutions in Ten Lessons, A Manual for Use in Training Schools for Nurses."
Folders of articles about Nursing History
Correspondences written about History of Pennsylvania Military College, Name Change, etc.; Histories written about Widener University and Name Change; Histories written about Old Main; Histories written about Pennsylvania Military College; Preliminary General Plan for Pennsylvania Military College - blue prints; Discussion of Land Between Pennsylvania Military Academy and P.R.A. company; Newspaper clippings about History of Widener, and Pennsylvania Military College; Pennsylvania Military Colleges Histories - 1936 and 1964; booklet about the Delaware Military Academy, 1859-1862; a History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania; a History of the Dining-in Ceremony; also additional papers relating to the history of the institution. Letter about the awarding of a Battle Streamer to Pennsylvania Military College in recognition of the service of cadets in the Gettysburg Campaign of 1863. This was a major battle in the Civil War.
Dissertation written by John David Norton in 1977. Concentrates on changes in the institution between two decades, 1954 to 1975.
This book can also be found by searching WebPAC, the Widener University Library Search Catalog.
Photograph of Nursing Students on cover of AORN Journal 1980;
Photographs of School of Nursing 1970 - 1971 includes SNAP Convention and Nightingale Service;
Invitation to Tea 1976;
Program of Nightingale Services 1971, 1973, 1976;
Program of Tenth Annual Celebration;
Invitation to Alcohol Seminar 1976;
Class of 1974 Senior Project Presentations;
Student Directory 1971 - 1972;
Bulletins 1966 - 1967, 1967 - 1968, 1968 - 1969, 1969 - 1970;
Pamphlets 1979 - 1980;
Newspaper Article about School of Nursing 1982;
Campaign for Old Main - A new center for Widener School of Nursing;
Student Handbook 1979;
Memos about outstanding students 1971;
Obituary of Professor Betty Weyn 1985;
Faculty List 1979;
Self-Evaluation of College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation for Middle States Report 1967;
brochure about Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Specialist Program;
undated Nursing photographs.
Master of Science in Nursing Burns Emergency Trauma brochure
Center of Nursing Certificate of Attendance Continuing Education Program given to Rosalie Mirenda, 1975
Brent Staples is a 1973 graduate of Widener College. The book includes a chapter on his four years at Widener College, in which he was a member of the first year of Project Prepare. He describes his experiences with the Black Student Union and the Vietnam protests on campus. Information from University Relations about his lecture at Widener in 1994.
(book is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Parallel Times)
The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation; Allied Health Science Committee Interim Report - 1972;
Baculum - yearbooks of College of Nursing of Crozer Foundation 1968, 1969, 1970;
Honor Award, 1968, to Theresa I. Lynch;
RN Magazine 1978 - photograph of Widener College pin on cover;
Pamphlets about School of Nursing;
Program of 10th Anniversary 1976;
1968 Commencement Invitation to Eleanore Dower
Impact Magazine - Nursing program cover story;
Widener Magazine Vol. 6, No. 1 Fall 1994, contains article about doctoral nursing program.
Policies and Procedures of Accreditation for baccalaureate and higher degree programs in nursing 1968, Criteria for the evaluation of education programs in practical ursing 1969, 1971.
Directory of School of Nursing in SE PA 1971 - 1972 (PMC College on page 13);
Books - Research in Nursing (1958) by Amy Frances Brown;
Nursing as a Profession by Esther Lucile Brown (1936). Bacculum Yearbook with photographs of students;
Picture of four Nursing Deans together: Dorothy Stewart Thompson, Marger Barbieri, Eleanor Dower, Janette Packer. List of nursing deans.;
Crozer-Chester Medical Center Dedication of South Wing and Rehabilitation Wing program February 13, 1966.
The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation Bylaws, Board of Trustees meeting minutes 1965-1970
The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation Bulletin 1966-1967, 1967-1968, 1968-1969, 1969-1970
College of Nursing of Crozer Foundation Seal and Coat of Arms, inlcudes images and correspondance discussing the Coat of Arms and designing the concept.
The Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change brochure.
Crozer Theological Seminary Bulletin catalog supplement 1968-1969.
Folder 1: Widener College commencement program and invitation 1976, 1976 10th anniversary program; Widener Commencement May 1976 Nursing student graduate lists and award winners, Widener Commencement December 1976 graduate lists, Widener Commencement May 1977 Nursing graduate student lists and commencement program, December commecenement 1977 graduate list. 1968 commencement program, 1982 commencement program.
Folder 2: Widener University School of Nursing 25th Anniversary papers: minutes of 25th Anniversary Alumni committee, includes list of committee members, Nursing brunch RSVPs, alumni RSVPs including thei titles and any professional work, Invitation to the 25th anniversary celebration on October 10, 1992, letter of invitation to former school of nursing faculty to attend the anniversary celebration includes names, Nursing alumni lists, homecoming weekend program 1992, Nursing News 2:1, Spring 1992 newsletter, potential nursing students information
Folder 3: Activities information: The PMC Digest Vol. 4 no. 13 10-19 January 1969, Vol.5 no. 14 17-26 January 1969, Vol 5, no. 15 31 January - 9 February 1969, Vol. 5. no. 16 7-16 February 1969; Center Scanner crozer-chester medical center vol. 1 no. 11 December 1968 (2 copies); PMC Flyer February 1969 (events on campus); For Your Health Crozer information booklette. The Voice Bulletin of Crozer Theological Seminary Vol. 60, no. 4 October 1968.The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation informational panphlets. The Lampette Vol. 1, no. 2 July 1968 newletter, The Wadi Vol. 1, no. 10 week of April 17-23, 1967 newsletter. The PMC Digest Vol. 5, No. 18 21 February - 2 March 1969. News memo New professor at the College of Nursing, Joan M. Collins will be Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nursing May 1, 1968. Put Your Best Foot Forward informational flyer. The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation informationa flyer with contact info to fill out. Widener Notes Vol 4, no. 4 May 1988, Widener Now undated (2), Widener Now Vol 4, No. 2 September 1975, Vol 4, No. 4 October 1975, Vol 5. No. 2 September 1976. Some Reflections on the Development of the School of Nursing of Widener University by Eleanore Dower Associate professor May 15, 1992.
Folder 4: Publicity: Newspaper articles about Crozer Theological Seminary c. 1960s.Crozer-Chester Medical Center News January 1972, July 1972 newsletters. Dediation for Northwest Wing May 15, 1971 program. A Comprehensive Planning Study for The Crozer Foundation booklette April 1967. Newspaper articles about the Crozer-Chester Medical Center. How the Merger Saved a Community Hospital article published in the Modern Hospital. Concern Baptist Health and Social Service Vol. 12, No. 6 November/December 1965 newsletter. Promotional brochures. Visitin Ours CCMC Personnel Personals Vol. 5, no. 3, 4, 5. 1966.Center Scanner Crozer-Chester Medical Center Vol. 1, no. 1, Vol. 1, no.3, Vol. 1, No. 10, Vol. 2, No. 5 1967, 1968, 1969. Newsletters.
Folder 5: The College of Nursing Certificate of Incorporation - The Crozer Foundation. Application for The College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation Charter Application 1965. Developing Nursing Manpower to Meet Increased Demand and Complexity in Home Health Care grant proposal. In the Court of Pleas of Delaware County PA in RE: application for charter of nonprofit corporation
Folder 6: Old Main building renovation floor plans (blueprints) for 2nd-3rd floor to include the Nursing students. Includes the attached Chemistry building. Preliminary Specifications for Center of Nursing Widener University report September 10, 1979.
Folder 7: Report of the Dean October 15, 1965 - June 30, 1966; July 1, 1966 - June 30, 1967; July 1, 1967 - June 30, 1968.
Folder 8: Dorothy Stewart Thompson A Celebration of Life November 12, 1997. Inlcudes letters and tributes.
Folder 9: Letters, exams, perforamce evaluation, correspondance related to Robin Wille and her continuation at the School of Nursing.
School of Nursing Embosser.
Folder 1: Conceptual framework for nursing program curriculum, includes Graduate Program Committee Meeting minutes 1991.
Folder 2: The Widener View Vol. 6, no. 3 November 1977; The Dome January 27, 1978 newspaper Nursing Center Planning begun article.
Folder 3: Public Law 90-490 90th Congress, S. 3095 August 16, 1968; Capital Commentary No. 143 January-February 1969 newsletter; US Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Title 42 - Public Health pamphlet; Department of Health Education, and Welfare correspondance to school participating in Nursing Scholarship program from cheif student loan and scholarship branch, divisionof health manpower educational services about Nursing Scholarship Regulations; Preliminary Fact Sheetd Health Manpower Act of 1968 (P.L. 90-490) Title II -- Nursing Trainging
Folder 4: Photos and negatives.
1979 Training Grant Application;
1972 Self-Evaluation Report;
1969 Self-Evaluation Report;
undated photos of Dorothy Stewart, Dean of School of Nursing and students;
Articles 1964 - 1971, 1979;
speech by Dr. Moll about PMC Colleges acquiring School of Nursing; Annual Report - 1968, College of Nursing of the Crozer Foundation;
Articles about first women students.
Meeting minutes, letters and reports from and about the Health Care Providers Prevention Coalition and the Delaware County Department of Human Resources Drug and Alcohol Commission to the Dean of Nursing about prevention programming for nurses 1988-1989.
Notices from the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare concerning Nursing scholarships, student loans and financial aid 1969, 1970.
Nursing Astudent Assistance Programs Guidelines for academic year 1969-1970